Postseason Tournaments Underway

The football team will play tonight (Nov. 8) in Rockland against Ashland. Bundle up and Be There to support the team!!

Three of Rockland’s fall athletic teams made it to postseason tournament play beginning with the football team which played Greater New Bedford (4-3) on Friday night, November 1 at 7 pm in the Veterans Memorial Stadium.  The Dogs (7-0) earned home field by being seeded #2 in Division 6 South. Greater New Bedford was seeded #7.

To no one’s surprise, Rockland came out on top 44, Greater New Bedford Voke 14. Dante Vasquez rushed for 221 yards and 6 touchdowns.

The Bulldogs will now host #3 Ashland tonight (Friday, Nov. 8) at 7 pm. Ashland beat East Bridgewater last Friday by a score of 21-14.  They, like the Bulldogs are undefeated.  This is the Division 6 South Semifinals!!

Good luck Dogs!

 

The girls volleyball team has made it all the way to the Sectional Finals on this Saturday, Nov.9 in New Bedford at 12 p.m. Be sure to support the girls!

The girls volleyball team  with 19 wins and 1 loss were seeded #1 in Division 3 South.  They opened their tournament play at home on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1 pm vs. Nantucket (9-8).

Rockland came out with the win and next up was Westport on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in a home quarterfinal match-up.  Westport was seeded #8 in the division. They had beat Calvary Chapel in the first round.

The girls had no problem with Westport on Tuesday and came away with a 3-0 win.  Next they moved to Brockton High School for the D3 South Semifinals on Thursday at 5 pm where they defeated Fairhaven (13-8) by a score of 3-0.  Fairhaven was seeded #12 entering the tournament.

Now the girls will face Case High School on Saturday at noon in New Bedford.  This will be the Division 3 South Sectional Final game and it is the first time that the volleyball team has gotten this far in the tournament.

Good luck girls!!

The boys soccer team, seeded at #8, opened up tournament play at home on Monday, Nov. 4 against Apponequet.  Unfortunately, Apponequet came away with the win 4-2.

The Boys Soccer team had a great year!

Although they were disappointed that they didn’t advance, those on the team agree that this season marked a turning point for the program. The team finished their regular season at 12-3-3. This was a big turn-around for the team since last year they missed the tournament with a record of  3-14-1.

Senior captain Vitor Santos said on Twitter: “Despite the fact we didn’t ended the season how we wanted this is a little thing that represents how hard WE as a team worked. All this wouldn’t be possible if wasn’t [for] my teammates and coaches!”

Vitor Santos, Renan Santos, Yggor Batista, and Andrew Norton were named SSL all-stars!! Vitor was also named South Shore League’s Sullivan Division Player of the Year and EMASS All-Star. Coach Kimball was named the South Shore League’s Sullivan Division Coach of the Year.

Posted on November 8, 2019, in Features, News, Sports. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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